Yes, you read well, these are meatless burgers! So if you’re looking for new healthy eating options, this recipe for veggie burgers will be your best ally. Best of all is that the ingredients are easy to find, so no excuses to eat healthy today.
-1 cup dried lentils
– 3 cups vegetable broth
-1 tablespoon of coconut/avocado oil
-1 medium onion, finely chopped
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
-1 cup finely chopped mushrooms
– 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
– ½ cup oatmeal
– ¼ cup flour of your choice (for healthier uses oatmeal)
– 1 tablespoon soy sauce
– salt and pepper to taste
-Boil the vegetable broth, add the lentils and simmer for 35-40 minutes, until all the water is absorbed.
-In a small saucepan, heat the coconut/avocado oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and saute until everything is soft (7-10 minutes).
-Preheat oven to 375° and grease a baking sheet.
-When the lentils are cooked, transfer to a large mixing bowl and use a potato masher.
-Add the mushroom mixture and all the other ingredients. Mix until well integrated.
-Take ¾ cup of the mixture for each of the burgers.
-Place them on the baking sheet.
-Bake for 25 minutes and then remove from oven, turn and bake for another 10-15 minutes, until the outside is crisp.
-Serve immediately, refrigerate or freeze for later.
-Serve with salad, use whole bread or gluten free if you’re intolerant.
This is ideal for lunch! Enjoy!